## principle moment of inertia

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The moment of inertia of the whole body with respect to one of the principal axes.

## principle moment of inertia

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The moment of inertia of the whole body with respect to one of the principal axes.

## principle moment of inertia

in** The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine**

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 20 words.

The moment of inertia of the whole body with respect to one of the principal axes.

## moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Physics**

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 80 words.

Symbol *I*. The moment of inertia of a massive body about an axis is the sum of all the

## moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Physics**

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 76 words.

Symbol *I*. The moment of inertia of a massive body about an axis is the sum of all the

## moment of inertia

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

The kinematic properties of a rotating body; a measure of the rotational inertia of an object around a specific axis of rotation, in units of kg/m^{2}. In the Earth, the principal moment of...

## moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Physics**

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 91 words.

Symbol *I*. The moment of inertia of a massive body about an axis is the sum of all the products formed by multiplying the magnitude of each element of mass (...

## moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Astronomy**

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 142 words.

For a system of several bodies, the mass of each body multiplied by the square of its distance from the centre of the system, the products all being added together. For a single solid body,...

## moment of inertia

in** The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine**

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 70 words.

A physical property, measured in kg m^{2}, defining a body's resistance to rotational forces. For the human body, the moment of inertia of each body segment is the product of the mass of the...

## moment of inertia and precession

in** The Oxford Companion to the Earth**

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 892 words.

Moment of inertia is a fundamental property in rotational mechanics. It is the ratio of torque to angular acceleration and

## Maximum mass, moment of inertia and compactness of relativistic stars

in** Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society**

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 10101 words.

A number of recent works have highlighted that it is possible to express the properties of general-relativistic stellar equilibrium configurations in terms of functions that do not depend...

##
moment of inertia (*I*)

in** A Dictionary of Astronomy**

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 140 words.

For a system of several bodies, the mass of each body multiplied by the square of its distance from the

## moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Chemistry**

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 299 words.

Symbol *I*. A quantity associated with a body that is rotating about an axis. If a body consists of

## moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Chemistry**

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 311 words.

Symbol *I*. A quantity associated with a body that is rotating about an axis. If a body consists of *i...*

## moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering**

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 34 words.

A measure of the resistance to rotational change. It is the sum of the mass of every component in a

## moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Earth Sciences**

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 78 words.

The kinematic properties of a rotating body; a measure of the rotational inertia of an object around a specific axis

## moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences**

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 82 words.

The kinematic properties of a rotating body; a measure of the rotational inertia of an object around a specific axis of rotation, in units of kg/m...

## axial moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering**

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 10 words.

## mass moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering**

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 8 words.

## rotor moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering**

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 10 words.

## moment of inertia

in** A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering**

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 91 words.

For a particle of mass *m* rotating about an axis, *I* = *mr ^{2}
* where

*r*is the perpendicular distance of the particle from the axis. For a body regarded as a system of particles...